Gas leak forces Mesa neighborhood out of their homes

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MESA - Neighbors in a Mesa neighborhood got an early wake-up call because of a car accident.

It happened near Power Road and Baseline earlier this morning.

A homeowner named Bob Schester told 3TV he and his family were asleep when he heard a loud thump and then the smell of gas.

About a dozen homes were evacuated in the area because of the leak.

Apparently a neighbor was backing out of his driveway and the gas pedal got stuck causing him to plow his SUV right into the side of the house where the gas line is.

No one was hurt and no hard feelings between neighbors.